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windowsazure3Microsoft is back with a new crop of companies for its Windows Azure accelerator program, operated in conjunction with TechStars. The companies just started working today at Microsoft’s offices in the South Lake Union neighborhood of Seattle, with each receiving $20,000 in startup capital, $60,000 in Azure credit and access to resources from BizSpark.

We’ve featured a number of the Seattle area startups already, including Boxella, Builders Cloud and GiftGiv. (Click on links for past Startup Spotlight profiles).

Here are the 10 companies:

  • 1TrackBellevue, WA. 1Track enhances the consumer in-store shopping experience and drives sales for retailers.
  • Airpost.ioToronto, CA. Airpost unifies cloud storage services to allow people to access files from anywhere.
  • AzuquaBellevue, WA. Azuqua helps companies build integrated cloud-based enterprise apps in ten minutes or less.
  • Beehive BiometricsAustin, TX. Beehive is a service that enables developers to incorporate biometric matching into apps with a single line of code.
  • BoxellaRedmond, WA. Boxella helps retailers sell add-on products through an app that tracks individual customer inventory.
  • Builders CloudBellevue, WA. Builders Cloud is a file-sharing and mobile collaboration platform for the construction industry.
  • Factor.ioPortland, OR. makes it easy for engineering teams to build their continuous integration and deployment pipeline.
  • GiftGivRedmond, WA. GiftGiv makes business gifting simple while retaining the personal touch.
  • nuMVCDenver, CO. nuMVC is a content distribution platform that automates delivery of relevant content anywhere on the web.
  • ScanMyListEverett, WA. ScanMyList is a mobile app empowering businesses to efficiently utilize BI from sales and order information.
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